Lead Software Engineer: Python w/ Flask (software), API, & DB; React, NodeJS, Web3, blockchain / Ethereum / Polygon, &/or AWS a

$175,000 - $225,000 /yr

Full Time, Contract: W2, Full-time


    • Requirements:Bachelor degree in Computer Science or comparable is a plus.Previous experience in FinTech
    • including fraud
    • payments and credit preferredExperience in blockchain / Polygon / Ethereum
    • or

    Job Description



    What to work on cutting-edge Web3 / Blockchain-related projects?! Then you've come to the right place.

    Our digital identity blockchain product has already gone live in 70 countries with clients that include leading asset management firms looking for a way to safely invest their capital on Web3.

    KORE1, a nationwide provider of staffing and recruiting solutions, has an immediate opening for a Lead Software Engineer: Python w/ Flask (software), API, & DB; React, NodeJS, Web3, blockchain / Ethereum / Polygon, &/or AWS a +

    The Senior Lead Software Engineer will play a lead role developing large, complex software features and new products.

    An expert developer, the person in this role will lead the planning, design and coding of significant new capabilities for our products while managing a team of 4-5 engineers.

    The Lead Software Engineer will also work with cross-functional teams to build solutions while looking to incorporate advancements in technology where applicable. This is the epitome of the 'player/coach' role.

    If you are motivated by solving real-world problems with a talented, accomplished, and driven team, we want to hear from you.

    ResponsibilitiesHelp define requirements for the next iterations of our products & translate that to technical / design requirements / clean code. Participate in the entire application lifecycle, contributing to architecture, design, development, debugging / testing, etc. for our leading digital identity product (software). All while leading / growing a team of software engineers: including code reviews, assigning work/tasks, and mentoring on new tech / industry best practices. Lead daily standups & help drive agile software development in a test driven development environment. Function as a project manager as needed (cross-functionally engaging w/ different groups internally while driving forward engineering efforts) Build reusable code and libraries for future useLiaise with developers, designers and system administrators to identify new featuresManage cutting-edge technologies to improve legacy applicationsImplement user-facing elements with server side logicProvide training and support to internal teamsFollow emerging technologies

    Requirements:Bachelor degree in Computer Science or comparable is a plus.Previous experience in FinTech, including fraud, payments and credit preferredExperience in blockchain / Polygon / Ethereum, or similar is a plus. (Be prepared to do blockchain!!) Experience working at a startup previously is helpful.2-3+ years of leading engineering groups as a player / coach that includes:Assigning workCode reviewsMentorshipProject Management skills (informal is fine) w/ an ability to engage cross-functionality & lead development effortsAbility / experience leading standups (Agile)5-8+ years of hands on software architecture / design / development that includes:

    Ability to flesh out requirements & turn them into technical / design requirementsFirst-hand experience designing highly secure, scalable and complex architectureStrong understanding of Cloud development practices and tools, specifically AWSExperience with industry standard architecture and design methodologies and processesExperience with test driven development Technical skills required:Expertise in Python (backend) development for web, SaaS product (software), and/or Blockchain (meaning the software was build w/ a Python backend) Experience w/ Flask preferred.Any Python libraries are preferred/a plus (we use a ton of them!) Experience w/ Celery is a plusExperience designing REST APIExperience w/ OpenAPI is a plus.Experience with databases (Postgres preferred)Database management / architecture (above/beyond backend of apps) is a big plusFull stack skills are preferred / a plus: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, TypeScript, and/or NodeJS (client-side)Experience w/ AWS, serverless architecture w/ Lambda, &/or Docker is a plus. Experience in Google Cloud Platform or Azure is a plus (we are looking at failover options for our DevOps) Experience in Web3 is a plus (you will get to learn it if not!)

    Soft Skills

    CommunicationProcess ImprovementStrategic PlanningDetail OrientedSelf-DrivenProactive and creative problem-solving skills

    PerksCasual Work EnvironmentPTO (4 weeks vacation)Paid Sick Leave (5 days)Paid Holidays (12 days)Comprehensive Medical/Dental/VisionFSA and DCFSA401(k) (no match currently)

    Compensation depends on experience but is typically from $175-225K plus equity.



    Specializing in professional and technical recruiting, KORE1 is committed to supporting top IT, Engineering, Creative, Scientific, Accounting and Finance professionals in their career paths. We build deep relationships with leading companies, connecting them to exceptional talent every day. With extensive industry expertise and unmatched opportunities, our goal is to provide a unique experience for our contractors and consultants as they prepare for their next role. We are passionate about matching the right people with the right companies.

    Kore1 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Kore1 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Kore1 expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Kore1's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.